[Amended 12-7-2010 by L.L. No. 1-2011]
The Commissioner of Human Resources shall have at least 10 years in education, training or professional experience in personnel administration, and the County Executive shall certify his/her qualifications, at the time of appointment, to the County Legislature.
Among the powers and duties of the Commissioner provided in Section 11.02 of the Charter, the Commissioner shall:
Establish, in cooperation with the other heads of units of County government, a program of employee recruitment designed to acquaint interested persons with the opportunities for employment in Dutchess County government, and to provide Dutchess County government with a steady influx of qualified employees to fill vacancies in established positions;
Maintain, in cooperation with the other heads of units of County government, a central file of job opportunities in Dutchess County government, and make provisions for the dissemination of such information to the public; and
Establish and maintain a roster of all County officers and employees. Such roster shall show for each County officer and employee the date of appointment or election, the title of the position, the rate of pay and rate changes, promotions, demotions, transfers, the time and cause of separations from County employment and any other information the Commissioner considers necessary for a proper personnel record.
No payroll, estimate or account providing for the payment of wages or salaries shall be approved by the Commissioner of Finance or Comptroller unless it bears the certificate of the Commissioner of Human Resources that the persons named therein have been, during the period specified, employed in their respective positions in accordance with law and rules made pursuant thereto.
It shall be the duty of the head of each unit to furnish the Commissioner of Human Resources with such information and aid as may be necessary to the performance of his/her duties. The Commissioner of Human Resources shall furnish the County Executive, or his/her designee, with such information as will assist the County Executive in carrying out the employee relations function of County government.